Before presenting tennis legend Billie Jean King with the Medal of Freedom Wednesday, President Obama ticked off some of her accomplishments: 12 Grand Slam titles, 101 doubles titles, 67 singles titles.

"Pretty good, Billie Jean," he quipped.

But he didn't get any of it right, according to King herself.

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